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1  Nearly all joined in singing this hymn, which swelled high above the howling of the storm.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 9. The Sermon.
2  But I am not a brave man; never said I was a brave man; I am a coward; and I sing to keep up my spirits.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 119. The Candles.
3  And I tell you what it is, Mr. Starbuck, there's no way to stop my singing in this world but to cut my throat.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 119. The Candles.
4  And when he would hear Tashtego singing out for him to produce himself, that his bones might be picked, the simple-witted steward all but shattered the crockery hanging round him in the pantry, by his sudden fits of the palsy.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 34. The Cabin-Table.
5  Of modern standers-of-mast-heads we have but a lifeless set; mere stone, iron, and bronze men; who, though well capable of facing out a stiff gale, are still entirely incompetent to the business of singing out upon discovering any strange sight.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 35. The Mast-Head.
6  All these strange antics were accompanied by still stranger guttural noises from the devotee, who seemed to be praying in a sing-song or else singing some pagan psalmody or other, during which his face twitched about in the most unnatural manner.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 3. The Spouter-Inn.
7  And thus the work proceeds; the two tackles hoisting and lowering simultaneously; both whale and windlass heaving, the heavers singing, the blubber-room gentlemen coiling, the mates scarfing, the ship straining, and all hands swearing occasionally, by way of assuaging the general friction.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 67. Cutting In.